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The 21 Apec countries represent over a third the population and half the world's GDP.
New Zealand has been working to build the relationship with Canberra.
This Saturday is the first big leaders meeting of Apec 2021, when trade ministers meet.
One of the world's biggest trade events kicks off in managed offices by video.
Kiwi businesses vulnerable to giants' shifting power dynamic.
Apec is a long game. It is New Zealand's challenge to give it a very big nudge.
For years now, NZ and the UK have swapped flattery. That praise is starting to cool.
Group's usual trade focus overshadowed by pandemic.
Securing greater access to the United States market is just one of many issue.
Relying on ad hoc government responses has slowed down the fight against the virus.
Anyone who thinks it will be business as usual can forget it, Winston Peters says.
More trade barriers would be the worst possible response to global economic uncertainty
COMMENT: New Zealand has become economically dependent on China.